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Fed funds futures: Only 1 more rate hike, in 2nd half of 2016

Traders now expect the Fed to raise rates only once this year, and not until the second half of 2016, according to Fed funds futures contract data from the CME Group. The first better-than-average chance of a rate hike is now priced in for July, according to the CME’s FedWatch tool. It had been June prior to the Fed’s statement ... Read More »

After-hours buzz: NFLX, IBM, WSM & more

Netflix shares soared in extended trading on Tuesday. The video streaming company reported quarterly earnings that topped analysts’ expectations as its international expansion boosted subscriber growth. Netflix added 5.59 million total net subscribers in the quarter, up from 4.33 million additions in the previous year. The company had 4.04 million net subscriber additions outside of the United States, easily beating ... Read More »

Nokia 230 24K-gold-plating costs more than the phone, still worth it

We understand the urge to have your flagship LG V10 gold-plated, and the gold bath adds an extra bit of flair to curved-body Samsung high-end models Galaxy S6 edge and Note5. But what about that Nokia 230 that you keep in your car’s glove box for backup, or use as a secondary phone for basic needs? Now Vietnamese specialists in ... Read More »

After-hours buzz: DIS, AKAM, PNRA & more

Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Shares of Disney fell in extended trade Tuesday despite reportingbetter-than-expected first-quarter earnings and revenues. The entertainment pioneer behind the latest “Star Wars” film reported earnings of $1.63 per share on revenue of $15.24 billion, excluding items. That was higher than the $1.45 per share on $14.75 billion forecast by analysts. ... Read More »

Xiaomi MIUI 7.1 to reportedly hit more devices starting next week

As you might already know, the latest iteration of Xiaomi’s mobile OS – MIUI 7.1 – started rolling out earlier this week. While the list of supported devices was comprehensive, some handsets were left out. Image credit: Thomson Reuters Now, according to a new report, the update will hit more devices starting next week – Janaury 11. The new devices ... Read More »

Hangouts 7.0 adds quick reply for more rapid responses

. Google’s Hangouts app for Android finally has a feature that iPhone users have long enjoyed: the ability to bang out a quick reply to a message right from the notification. It’s one of several improvements that makes Google’s instant messaging app more serviceable for everyday use. There’s nothing you need to do in order to turn on quick reply—you’ll ... Read More »